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NZB Ready To Run Entries Close Today
Entries for the 2012 NZB Ready-To-Run 2YO Sale close today, following a record-breaking sale in 2011: with over 70% of the sale's total aggregate coming from international buyers, a new record turnover was set at $NZ16.2 million, NZ$2 million more than in 2010 with 29 fewer 2YOs sold. The average rose 29% on 2010 to NZ$71,125 - up 16% on the previous record set in 2007. The median was up 40% on 2010, setting a new sale record of NZ$45,000. The Ready to Run Sale has averaged 13 individual stakes winners per season for the last 3 seasons, among them 5 individual Gr1 winners. The sale is on November 20 & 21 at Karaka in Auckland, with Breeze Ups to be held at Te Rapa Racecourse on 15 & 16 October.